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Charles Martel

Line breaks: Charles Mar¦tel
Pronunciation: /mɑːˈtɛl
 
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Definition of Charles Martel in English:

( Circa 688–741), Frankish ruler of the eastern part of the Frankish kingdom from 715 and the whole kingdom from 719, grandfather of Charlemagne. His rule marked the beginning of Carolingian power.

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